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OKG Newsletter


Topic: culture

Powwow this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Celebrate Native American culture at the sixth annual Spring Contest Powwow, to begin noon Saturday at Oklahoma City University’s Freede Center, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Complete with a drum contest, the free event includes gourd dancing at 2 and 6 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m. and grand entry at 7 p.m. Call 208-5077 or visit okcu.edu.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Pop goes the culture

The Oklahoma History Center plans to celebrate a past you don’t get in history books.


Features

Joshua Kline
The common perception of popular culture as it relates to Oklahoma is often limited to cowboys and Indians, red state politicians and the occasional writer, artist or performer who managed to escape the grip of the Bible Belt and now rarely, if ever, returns home.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Bare necessities

Oklahoma nudists find community and liberation at a secluded resort.


Features

Kelley Chambers
Oaklake Trails Naturist Park offers the sort of outdoor recreational and resort amenities as any retreat worth its salt.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Taking refuge

Refugees seek freedom and safety in OKC.


News

Nicole Hill
He walked 21 days to cross the Sudan- Ethiopia border.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Pump up the volume


Commentary

Jonathan Fowler
Oklahoma City needs its own Cain’s Ballroom.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sustainable learning

The SixTwelve project aims to turn community into a renewable resource.


Features

Louis Fowler
The large, dilapidated structure at N.W. 29th and N. Lee, in the heart of the Paseo, was only days away from demolition when it was rescued by Amy Young and James Varnum. In 2010, the pair bought the property, an eight-plex apartment in its former life, with the idea of turning it into a center of community living. Hence, they became the brains behind Project SixTwelve  — a nonprofit named for the street address, 612 N.W. 29th, natch.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Darts at arts

Grant requests to Oklahoma Arts Council are on the rise, but the agency faces having nearly 7 percent fewer dollars to give in 2014.


News

Molly Evans
The Oklahoma Arts Council is expected to face nearly a 7-percent reduction in federal funding in fiscal year 2014, escalating the agency’s two-year losses to almost $100,000.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Open house

OKC’s growing Sikh community celebrates a new house of worship.


Features

Greg Horton
According to local Sikhs, the first Sikh arrived in Oklahoma City in 1972, but their community has worshipped in a modified church only since 1983.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Peruse Peru

Celebrate the Peruvian way of life with dancing and food.


Food and Drink Features

Aimee Williams
Peruvian Independence Day Festival
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday
Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads
7000 Crossroads
plazamayorok.com
887-4504
free

 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 
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